October 26, 1946 – June 19, 2016
Jeryl Leslie Lindal, 69 of Riverside, WA, passed away Sunday, June 19, surrounded by family. Jerry was born in Bellingham, WA on October 26, 1946 to Magnus and Bernice (Allen) Lindal. He graduated from Blaine High School and was nearly a lifelong resident of Blaine. He was retired from the Carpenters Union 756 local (Bellingham) and the Haynie Fire Department.
Jerry loved all sports and enjoyed attending high school sporting events. He was an avid huntsman and loved anything with the outdoors including snowmobiling, ATV’ing and fishing. In his later years, he enjoyed wintering in Arizona and playing golf with friends from all over the USA.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Magnus and Bernice Lindal, sister Janice Lindal of Blaine, and wife Carol (Furthmyre) Lindal of Blaine, WA.
He is survived by his wife Dianne (Dolan) Lindal of Riverside, WA; daughters Shannon (Randy) Southland of Jerusalem, Israel, and Tamera (Michael) King of Blaine; step-sons Dan (Belle) Rucker of Blaine, Keith Nawman of Blaine, and Ives (Kristen) Nawman of Bellingham; step-daughters Dena Rucker of Hoboken, NJ and Dionn Rhodes of Blaine; grandchildren Amber Rucker, David Rucker, Brayden King, Alyssa Southland, Sam Southland, Jorden Nawman, Griffen King, Lauryn King, Leigh Southland, Destiny Rhodes, Van Nawman, and buddy Spike.
A Celebration of Jerry’s Life will take place on Saturday, June 25 from 1-4 p.m. at 3777 Haynie Rd., Blaine. In lieu of flowers please donate to Whatcom Fire Fighters Benevolent Foundation P.O. Box 5401, Bellingham, WA 98227.